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Buckingham Palace blushes in #pinklondon campaign

Last night I felt very privileged to witness the Palace turn a shocking pink colour from the top of Tower 42, Old Broad Street, EC2.  Breast Cancer Campaign, adamant to make their point clear, were launching their Breast Cancer Action … Continue reading

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BRCA: fighting the genetic battle

My interview on tonight’s ITN News(6.30 & 10pm):  Scientists have discovered that huge parts of our DNA – which were previously thought to have no obvious use – could in fact be essential in keeping life going. So-called ‘junk’ DNA … Continue reading

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double visit to House of Lords

Having never been to the House of Lords, I have now been twice  – this week.  And, even more unusually, I have spoken at both of these evening events. The first, hosted by the brilliantly eloquent Lord Digby Jones, was … Continue reading

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menopause isn’t all bad news.

I was ‘introduced’ to the menopause (earlier this year) aged 39 as I needed to have my ovaries removed for genetic reasons.  With open arms, i have welcomed the opportunity this brings me: to buy creams and remedies to soften the hormonal … Continue reading

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